Decision details

Delegation of powers under the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restriction) (England) (No 3) Regulations 2020 to Gloucestershire City, Borough and District Councils (‘the District Authorities’)

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Public Health and Communities

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

The following key decision will be considered by Tim Harman, the Cabinet Member for Public Health and Communities because the decision is urgent and it has not been possible to publish details about the key decision in the Forward Plan.

To:

• Delegate responsibility to undertake the enforcement powers under the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restriction) (England) No 3 Regulations (as amended or superseded) to the District Authorities.

• Authorise the Assistant Director of Legal Services to enter into an Agreement under Section 101 of the Local Government Act 1972 and Section 9EA of the Local Government Act 2000 with the District Authorities to undertake the enforcement powers under the No 3 Regulations.

Decision:

Having fully considered all of the available information, I have decided to reject the alternative options and take the recommended decision to:

 

·         Delegate responsibility to undertake the enforcement powers under the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restriction) (England) No 3 Regulations (as amended or superseded) to the District Authorities.

 

·         Authorise the Assistant Director of Legal Services to enter into an Agreement under Section 101 of the Local Government Act 1972 and Section 9EA of the Local Government Act 2000 with the District Authorities to undertake the enforcement powers under the No 3 Regulations.

 

For the reasons set out in the report.

 

Urgent item?: Yes

Publication date: 18/11/2020

Date of decision: 17/11/2020

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